ribosylhomocysteinase activity

Known as: LuxS, S-ribosylhomocysteinase activity, S-ribosylhomocysteine lyase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: S-(5-deoxy-D-ribos-5-yl)-L-homocysteine = (S)-4,5-dihydroxypentane-2,3-dione + L-homocysteine. [EC:4.4.1.21, RHEA:17756]
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2006
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2006
The cross-species bacterial communication signal autoinducer 2 (AI-2), produced by the purified enzymes Pfs (nucleosidase) and… (More)
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2006
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2006
4,5-Dihydroxy-2,3-pentanedione (DPD), a product of the LuxS enzyme in the catabolism of S-ribosylhomocysteine, spontaneously… (More)
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2005
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2005
Streptococcus mutans is implicated as a major etiological agent in human dental caries, and one of the important virulence… (More)
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2004
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2004
In a process called quorum sensing, bacteria communicate using extracellular signal molecules termed autoinducers. Two parallel… (More)
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2003
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2003
The LuxS-dependent autoinducer AI-2 is proposed to function in interspecies cell-cell communication in bacteria. In Salmonella… (More)
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2002
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2002
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) utilizes a type III protein secretion system to target effector molecules into the host… (More)
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2002
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2002
Many bacteria produce extracellular molecules which function in cell-to-cell communication. One of these molecules, autoinducer 2… (More)
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2001
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2001
Many bacteria control gene expression in response to cell population density, and this phenomenon is called quorum sensing. In… (More)
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2001
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2001
In a process called quorum sensing, bacteria communicate with one another using secreted chemical signalling molecules termed… (More)
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2001
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2001
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157:H7 is responsible for outbreaks of bloody diarrhea and hemolytic-uremic syndrome… (More)
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